As a state, Connecticut has been a leader in climate action. But its largest industry is fueling the climate emergency.
Painstaking research by community members in Connecticut reveal that insurance companies based in Connecticut are providing crucial insurance to fossil fuel projects and investing hundreds of billions in fossil fuel companies.
Travelers, Cigna, The Hartford and other CT insurers could lead the insurance industry on climate in 3 ways:
- Sell off their fossil fuel assets
- Stop underwriting fossil fuels
- Develop sustainable investment policies